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It is on the front, on the left side. It is 1 on this picture:

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Look for a button above the keyboard, it might be there or on the sides.

Look on both sides and in front for the Wireless Switch and turn it on.


Also once the wireless switch is turned on there are keystrokes that can toggle the wireless on or off. Normally you would Press and Hold the FN function key located at the lower left of the keyboard, then hit the correct F1 thru F12 key that toggles the wireless. The correct F1 thru F12 key to hit will have the wireless signal icon )))) on it. Or it might have the icon of a tower with the wireless signal icon )))). Normally the screen will display Wireless On or Wireless Off when you toggle the wireless.

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the switch is probably disabled by accident check for a switch or a fn +f1-f12 key (it looks like a radio tower or a computer with waves on it)
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IBM Thinkpad laptop Wireless connection not working laptop is asking to switch on wireless switch- "Where is it?"


Verify that the radio is enabled.
It is possible to disable the transmitter of the wireless card without Device Manager showing any problems.
Note: Follow the instructions provided to enable wireless card.
  • Most wireless cards will put an icon in the system tray (the line of icons in the lower right corner of your screen). Right click this icon and it may have a menu option to enable/turn on the wireless radio.
  • Some systems come with a Wireless Radio switch to disable the wireless radios. The wireless radio switch is usually located on the front side of the machine. If you are having difficulties with wireless connections, make sure the Wireless Radio switch is set in the On position.
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I have a gateway laptop computer thats wireless. everytime i trye to connect wireless it say make sure switch is on. I was told by the company theres no switch to turn on I have to manualy enter in...


If there is no physical switch, look at the top of your keyboard. You should be looking at the "F" keys ( F!, F2, F3 etc or the number keys (1-2-3-4-5-etc) You should see a little symbol which looks kind of like this ))) (It will be 3 ('s starting small and getting progressively bigger) this is your wireless switch.....hold down the ctrl key and hit this button (Depending on the model, you might have to hold down ctrl, alt or shift) I run into this all of the time....Your manual should give you this info. If you dont have one, go to dells website and download one...it's free. Hope this helps

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Not able to connect wifi in my lapopo


In connecting through a wifi, there are two factors to consider. (1) Wireless Router broadcast and (2) Wireless Receiver.

Make sure that your network router is broadcasting wireless internet or wifi. Also, you have to know if you need a pass key or password in order to connect to the wireless network.

Now, given that there is a wifi spot, your laptop should automatically recognize the wifi broadcast and negotiate connection without your intervention. This will only happen IF AND ONLY IF your laptop has a wifi radio receiver and that it is TURNED ON. When it is turned ON, it will connect you immediately if the network has no pass key set. If there is, then you have to enter that key when you try to manually connect it. (Right click on wireless network icon on system tray. Then it should say: Wireless Network Available. Then Click CONNECT)

To turn your wifi radio receiver ON, slide a switch button to ON position depending on your laptop model. If you dont have that kind of switch, look for the wifi icon printed in the keyboard keys. In some laptop, it is in F2. Now Press FN+F2 to turn wifi radio receiever ON and OFF.

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Many laptops come with a control key or button to disable the wireless radio to save power. First try looking to see if you find one, then turn on the radio. Post back with more info if that doesn't work.

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If you have a laptop and it has built in wireless adapter, it may have a switch or a button that you need to switch on in to turn on the wireless connection radio. Usually, it can be found on the sides or on the front panel of the laptop. On other laptops, you will need to hit some combination of keys on the laptop's keyboard to turn on the wireless connection radio, for example, Fn+F5. Please refer to the manual of your laptop for reference on how to turn on or enable its wireless radio.

By the way, what is the model of your laptop?

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Wireless radio switch


Page 13 will show you the radio switch. It is the 4th button.

Wireless switch Turns the wireless feature on or off, but
does not create a wireless connection.
✎ A wireless network must be set up in
order to establish a wireless
connection.

http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01035586.pdf

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It's not a physical switch, and they really should put more thought into the error messages they write. To "flip" the "switch" you hold down your function key and hit F2 (you'll notice a little symbol on the F2 button - that's the "radio switch"). After that, just right click on your wireless connection and choose repair.

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